Personal tax

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Dividend tax credits replaced by new allowance

Dividend tax credits will be replaced with a new £5,000 tax-free allowance from April 2016, the Chancellor George Osborne announced during his summer Budget statement.

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Retired households face higher tax bills

Retired households face an average annual tax bill of £6,500, research by Prudential has found.

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Families could miss out on IHT relief

Up to 3,000 families may miss out on the government's proposed changes to inheritance tax, according to analysis by NFU Mutual.

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Retirees breaking inheritance traditions

Traditional ways of passing on inheritance could be 'dying out', a report by HSBC has suggested.

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Tax plans lack strategy, says think tank

There is a lack of a coherent strategy across the taxation plans of the main political parties that would further complicate the tax system, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said.

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Homebuyers benefit from stamp duty reforms

More than two thirds of homebuyers stand to benefit from the stamp duty reforms introduced after the 2014 Autumn Statement, according to research by Nationwide.

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Tax changes from 1 April

A host of new tax changes affecting businesses and individuals have come into effect on 1 April. Here is a quick breakdown of the changes and how they may affect you.

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